When Monkey Grass Dies Out is is very dry! This summer has been a garden disaster. DROUGHT! Ugh………. Heat, s w e a t! MOSQUITO”S! I thought at least the mosquito’s would die from the drought! This was our strawberry bed but with drought and water restrictions the strawberries may not make it. Even when we do water it does not seem to get to the plants due to our trees. Their need is much greater and the trees soak up every drop of moisture. Even though it has been really bad we still learned a lot about gardening. As I have mentioned in articles from the past. My husband and I learn from trial and error. Mostly error. This is our tenth year to garden in our ......
WHAT IS GROWING AT OUR HOUSE? PAGE ONE OUR GARDEN IS DOING WELL, DESPITE THE THREE DIGIT NUMBERS AND LACK OF RAIN. WE HAVE A BABY WATERMELON! Late June 2009 Our Blackeyed susans are attracting many honey bees June 2009 Up close blackeyed susan Notice the ants on the okra? Well they are eating the aphids off the okra. Okra Bloom Late June 2009 The Sunflower is starting to make seed! Late June 2009 Katie in the watermellon patch No, we are not growing eggs............ I wish.......... That is a white eggplant June 2009 Amish salad tomatoes, I ordered the seed this past winter. Now June 2009 More toma ......
What are we planning? I am re-posting this page because we learn from our gardening mistakes and looking back can show how far we have come from earlier days. It is now 2010. We will be taking many photos this year 2009 as we work on being more sustainable. We started much earlier than we usually do to grow vegetables (possibly too early). We already have our potatoes planted and they are already coming up. We have lettuce growing, horseradish is coming up, beets are starting to emerge, we have onions planted and already getting tall, we have garlic that is growing well and turnip and mustard greens that are sprouting. I have included on th ......
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